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Regina King to Play Shirley Chisholm in ‘Shirley’ From John Ridley

Regina King, who most recently stepped behind the camera for 'One Night in Miami', has set a new onscreen role, playing pioneering politician Shirley Chisholm.

Comics Watch: John Ridley Redefines the Superhero with ‘Other History of the DC Universe’

If  'Other History of the DC Universe' lives up to its first issue, John Ridley's new project could be remembered alongside genre-defining moments such as 'Watchmen' and 'The Dark Knight…

‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion’: TV Review

Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro, and Aunt Vivs Janet Hubert and Daphne Maxwell Reid return alongside the rest of the cast for HBO Max's unscripted 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion.'

John Ridley’s ‘Batman’ Comic Book Will Feature a New Dark Knight

John Ridley, the award-winning screenwriter of 12 Years A Slave, will be writing a Batman comic book miniseries to launch next year, featuring a new hero under the familiar cowl.

John Ridley Contrasts 1992 L.A. Uprising to Today: “There Are Coalitions Building”

John Ridley, Oscar-winning '12 Years a Slave' writer and director of 2017 doc 'Let It Fall' — about the civil unrest in L.A. after the Rodney King trial — reflects on today's protests in comparison…

John Ridley Inks Big Five-Year Overall Deal Renewal at ABC Studios

John Ridley is remaining at ABC Studios and has signed a five-year overall deal renewal with the Disney-owned outlet.

John Ridley’s ‘Other History of the DC Universe’ to Launch With Focus on Black Lightning

Black Lightning will be the first focus of John Ridley's 'Other History of the DC Universe.'

John Ridley Tackling Comic Book Movie ‘American Way’ for Blumhouse

The Oscar winner will write and direct an adaptation of his DC comic book series.

John Ridley to Reveal ‘The Other History of the DC Universe’

The '12 Years a Slave' screenwriter will look at superhero mythology through the eyes of the publisher's minority characters.

John Ridley on Politics, Superheroes and History Repeating in ‘The American Way’

The Academy Award-winning screenwriter has returned to comics after 10 years for the new DC miniseries.

John Ridley Talks About Tackling Race With ‘American Crime’ Anthology

"It really does become about bringing individuals in who can represent communities in ways that people haven't seen before," Ridley told the Banff World Media Festival.

‘Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992’: Film Review

In 'Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992,' '12 Years a Slave' screenwriter John Ridley has compiled an oral history of the Rodney King case, exploring its roots as well as its aftermath.